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Melissa Manning

Ms. Manning
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     July 27      Welcome Back/Supply letter 
                         mailed to students
September 4    1st Day of School
                                (I will meet you in the gym when                                           the bell rings and walk you down                                         to our room.)
    September 11   NO SCHOOL (teacher workshop)
    September 12   School Pictures
    September 18   Parent Night for Grades K-2
     October 5    Early Release (Teacher Workshop)
     October 8    NO SCHOOL (Columbus Day)


        Glue sticks! :)  ...(as many as possible!)
Hand wipes (the kind with the pink top)
     Plastic page protectors (for portfolios)

                   Sandwich sized Ziploc baggies (the kind                      with the slide bar is easiest for students to                     use)



   Intro to reading routines and Reading                           Stamina
  Intro to our new reading program 
              (Super Kids)
  Phonemic Awareness (daily practice)

Author Study:     
Eric Carle


  Math-About-Me activities
  Intro to math routines
  Exploring math manipulatives
  Calendar Wall routines

             Social Studies 

    Classroom routines and                                                      expectations

    Social skills: turn taking, appropriate                              learning behaviors  (what it looks like to be a
              learner at school)

    All About Me activities

             Life Cycles:  Insects

           Example Daily Schedule 
                 (This is a sample schedule that will change)  
    8:20            School begins
    8:30-8:45     Early bird work 
    8:45-9:00     Morning Meeting
    9:00-10:00    Reading 
   10:00-10:15    Snack
   10:15-10:30    Morning Recess
   10:30-11:00    Reading
   11:00-12:00    Math
   12:00-12:30    Recess
   12:30-1:00      Lunch
    1:00-1:10       Read Aloud Chapter Book
    1:10-1:45       Science/Soc. Studies
    1:55-2:40       SPECIALS
    2:40-2:55       Daily Jobs/Agendas
    2:55-3:05       Dismissal

*************************************************************                                   Things to bring on the 
1st day of school:
       Labeled water bottle (our classroom gets very 

      Snack / drink  (we have snack each morning)

      Lunch from home  OR  Money for hot lunch 
            (we eat lunch in the cafeteria with the other 1st                     grade classes each afternoon)

      Supplies that were listed in the Welcome Back 
             letter you received at home. 

      Dismissal information Page from the Welcome                     Back letter (or this can be emailed to me instead)